Jeeves And Wooster. Image shows from L to R: Bertie Wooster (Hugh Laurie), Jeeves (Stephen Fry). Copyright: Picture Partnership Productions.

Jeeves And Wooster

ITV comedy drama about a man and his valet. 23 episodes (4 series), 1990 - 1993. Stars Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Mary Wimbush, Elizabeth Spriggs and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Bertie Wooster is in court following rowdy festivities on the night of the Boat Race; help is at hand in the form of new valet, Jeeves. Can he also help Bertie get out of an accidental engagement, and can Bertie help out his friends without disaster?

Further details

Bertram Wilberforce Wooster is temporarily without a valet and finds himself in court following the festivities around the University Boat Race. But help is at hand in the form of Jeeves.

Aunt Agatha decides Bertie should marry and arranges for him to spend the weekend with Honoria Glossop, at her parents home Ditteridge Hall.


This episode is known by the following titles:
Jeeves Takes Charge
The Pride Of The Woosters
In Court After The Boat Race
Jeeves' Arrival

It is based on the book The Inimitable Jeeves.

Broadcast details

Sunday 22nd April 1990
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Fry Jeeves
    Hugh Laurie Bertie Wooster
    Mary Wimbush Aunt Agatha
    Robert Daws Tuppy Glossop
    Richard Dixon Oofy Prosser
    Adam Blackwood Barmy Fotheringay Phipps
    Guest cast
    Michael Siberry Bingo Little
    Elizabeth Kettle Honoria Glossop
    Roger Brierley Sir Roderick Glossop
    Jane Downs Lady Glossop
    Alistair Haley Oswald Glossop
    John Woodnutt Sir Watkyn Bassett
    Jason Calder Lord Rainsby
    Ian Jeffs Eustace Wooster
    Hugo Blick (as Hugo E Blick) Claude Wooster
    Justine Glenton Daphne Braithwaite
    Richard Stirling Boko Fittleworth
    John Duvall Freddie Chalk-Marshall
    Michael Ripper Drones Porter
    Tim Barker Cabbie
    Writing team
    Clive Exton Writer (Adapted By)
    Production team
    Andrew Nelson Editor
    Eileen Diss Production Designer
    Robert Young Director
    Brian Eastman Producer
    Anne Dudley Composer

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